A Sweet Snack For Your Valentine!

On this special day that celebrates love, love, love...here is quick and easy snack for your Valentine. Sending you love with lots of hugs and kisses!Valentines Day Snack Mix3 cups or one bag of popcorn - popped...more

The For-Adults-Only Easter Basket

Who says that Easter baskets have to be just for kids! Last week I wrote about your child’s Easter basket being for more than just Chocolate. We think that the adults should have a little something-something too. For the them, the Easter basket is all about delicacies. Be prepared to be indulged!...more

Change Up Your Breakfast With Not-So-Sweet Oatmeal

When I was a kid, oatmeal meant one of two things: Either homemade oatmeal that I doctored with as much brown sugar and as many raisins as it would bear, or envelopes of instant Quaker Oatmeal from the assorted flavor pack, which I mixed before school. Regardless, the oatmeal I ate was always flavored sweetly, whether I used brown sugar, maple syrup, or, in the case of the Quaker packets, just straight up regular sugar with artificial flavoring. ...more

We love savory oatmeal, too. Last weekend we tried pancetta (previously cooked), aged cheddar, ...more

Savory Egg Custard with Mixed Herb Salad and Caramelized Bacon Vinaigrette

Bacon and eggsQuick–what’s the first image that popped into your head when you read those words?Was it a breakfast plate?Maybe a breakfast plate brimming with some sunnyside up eggs,  crisp bacon, and perhaps a side of toast?Is that what you pictured?...more

Perfect Popcorn and Variations

When I was a kid, I used to clamor for my father to make popcorn whenever we watched movies or just needed an evening snack. He popped the corn in a pan, with oil, and then dished it out into smaller bowls. This has remained one of my favorite all-time snacks, and though I've tried air-popped and microwaved corn, the oil-and-pan method remains my favorite. ...more

I'm going to try popping in coconut oil since we have a dairy allergy. I think the coconut oil ...more

Simple and Cool Indian Breakfast/Snack

Poha is my all time favorite snack, which, many a time becomes my go-to lunch or dinner especially when I am alone. I love the simple, clean flavors of it plus it's ridiculously easy to put together, light and healthy. And, did I mention I LOVE it?! :) For the story and recipe behind this dish, please visit my blog, Fork Spoon Knife Cheers Asha ...more

Coffee Wakes Up Your Taste Buds in Savory Recipes

It's still International Gourmet Coffee Month, and I'm continuing to celebrate the eye-opening beverage with a two-part series on cooking with coffee. That's right, coffee -- it's not just for drinking. This week, I'll introduce you to some great savory recipes that feature coffee as an ingredient, and next week, we'll look at the sweeter side of coffee's culinary prowess. ...more

Sangeeta, it was a surprising idea to me, too, but definitely a good one!

--- Genie, more